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Focus and flexibility

AIPC president Aloysius Arlando says flexibility is key to taking advantage of opportunities in the year ahead. Was 2017 a good year for the 186 AIPC members? In most performance terms, 2017 was in fact a very good year as a continuation of a growth pattern, since the global financial crisis in 2008, at a rate…


In with the new

Ian Edwards (pictured below), CEO ICC Wales and Celtic Manor Resort, shares his views on how to bring a new-build business events destination to market. The new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) is due to open at Celtic Manor, Newport Wales, in 2019. The venue will provide Wales with a purpose-built convention centre for…


Speaking the language of International Women’s Day

By Lara Bushell, director & MC member, Conference Interpreters UK (CIUK) As we mark International Women’s Day, there is at least one branch of industry where everything is hunky-dory on the equality side. This remarkable exception is called ‘conference interpreting’. Indeed, to paraphrase George Orwell, in our farmyard women are more equal than others. We…


Exposition Universelle

CMW attended the historic opening of Paris’ new convention centre, the largest conference centre in Europe. Despite a spate of tragic terror incidents in recent years, Paris is looking towards a dynamic future, with the 2024 Olympic Games on the horizon, and events including the Art Paris Art Fair 2018 billed to be bigger than…


Breaking with convention

Conventions and business events are evolving all the time. [In 2017] one of the leading exhibitors at the world’s largest motor show, IAA Frankfurt, took its involvement to new heights with a convention that reflected the future of the brand – outside of the main event. Mercedes-Benz took its involvement beyond the main stage of…


What’s your Chicago, Chicago?

It’s high-rise and shine in the windy city. Briony Key reports from ‘the heart of it’, at the city’s convention and event hub, McCormick Square. The Collection is an inter-connected development cluster that includes North America’s largest convention space – McCormick Place, the new 10,000-seater Wintrust Arena, the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and the newly…


Innovating the nation

Rory Archibald, business development manager at VisitScotland, outlines how Scotland has kept itself in the international spotlight Scotland has always been a confident nation. Confident in our heritage, traditions and craftsmanship. Confident in the ideas that emerge from the collaboration that Scotland can generate thanks to the size of our country and our proximity to…

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